Laveta Fern (Lowry) Stiles passed away peacefully at the age of 89 on July 24, 2022. She had been afflicted with Dementia for the past few years.
Laveta was born near Osceola, MO on December 7, 1932, daughter of Eula and Tom Lowry of Vista, MO. She grew up in Vista and attended Osceola High School. On June 22, 1952, she married William Stiles at the Vista Methodist Church. Their marriage endured for over 70 years.
Laveta and Bill moved to Raytown in December 1957 and lived there for 60 years. She was active in church activities and was secretary at Countryside United Methodist Church for many years. Among her many activities were caring for her children, baking, canning vegetables, sewing, and singing in the church choir.
Laveta is survived by her husband Bill, her sister Carolyn, her children Patty, Tom (Sandi) and Jim (Laurie), five grandchildren, and six great grandchildren. Laveta was predeceased by a sister Marion.
Memorial service will be at a later time. Interment at Macedonia Cemetery near Vista. Memorial donations can be sent to: Ascend Hospice, 4550 W. 109th Street, Overland Park, KS 66207 or Macedonia Cemetery, 9315 SE 350 Road, Collins, MO 64738.